A pool, paddock and period features make this North Heath cottage near Pulborough a prize property

What: Country living doesn’t come much finer than this three-four bedroom, Grade II listed cottage in the cosy hamlet of North Heath just outside Pulborough. With period features galore – exposed ceiling beams, cast iron wood burning stove, and leaded light windows – a swimming pool and literally acres of space, this is a rural family idyll. The Downs is on the doorstep, the village is surrounded by vineyards, including Nye Timber and Nutbourne who are putting Sussex on the world’s wine map, and there’s a traditional pub just down the road.

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Inside: This charming cottage is a versatile living space with a snug for watching TV or playing games in front of an Inglenook fireplace in the winter, a sitting room for relaxing and entertaining, a refitted kitchen/breakfast room with all mod cons, utility room and a boot room to clean up in after fun but muddy walks with the children and dogs outdoors. The master bedroom has an ensuite and a dressing room.

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Outside: With two acres of land, including a 1.6acre paddock, there is plenty of space for children, dogs and even a pony or two to run around in. Everyone will enjoy the swimming pool during the summer, while the landscaped gardens will keep green-fingered hobbyists happy. There is room for extensive parking with two detached garages and three sheds.

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Guide Price: £1.1m

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About Pulborough

This old Roman village is steeped in charm, character and history and sits on the edge of the South Downs with some of the best views in the country as well as the county.

Bursting with chocolate box cottages and with glorious panoramic views across the South Downs, it’s no wonder the small village of Pulborough is officially one of the most desirables places to live in the country.

READ MORE: Why you should move to Pulborough in West Sussex